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FAQ: Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs)FAQ
What is a Renewable Energy Certificate?
A Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) represents one megawatt-hour (MWh) of renewable electricity generated and delivered to the power grid. Because each MWh of clean renewable electricity results in one less MWh of power...Share this post:
Verified Carbon OffsetsFAQ
What is a verified carbon offset?
A verified carbon offset represents a reduction of one metric ton of greenhouse gas (GHG) carbon dioxide equivalent emissions below a defined baseline or regulatory requirement. Carbon offsets allow GHG emitters to “balance...Share this post:
NetJets pledges to fly cleaner3Degrees In The News
In part, with carbon reductions from 3Degrees
NORTHJERSEY.COM -- NetJets Inc., the largest private-jet operator at Teterboro Airport, has outlined a plan to reduce the air pollution it creates, joining a growing list of carriers to introduce carbon-emission offset...Share this post:
USA Today Reports on Renewable Energy Expansion3Degrees In The News
3Degrees interviewed for perspective on article
USA TODAY — Oct. 4th, 2007 — Demand for renewable energy is outstripping supply, pushing up prices and raising the specter that some states may not meet clean-energy mandates.
Behind the shortage are the growing...Share this post:
Utilities Detail 'Green' Program3Degrees In The News
Customers can fund hydropower plant
Louisville Gas and Electric Co. and Kentucky Utilities customers who participate in the utilities' "green power" program will support a small hydropower plant on the Kentucky River, officials announced yesterday....Share this post:
Cow-Manure Gas Coming Soon to Palo Alto3Degrees In The News
Green gas would add $10 to $15 to average monthly bill, department estimates.
Central Valley cows may soon be providing gas for some Palo Alto homes and businesses, replacing nonrenewable supplies that are currently piped in from Canada and the Southwest.
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3Degrees Purchases the RECs and Utility Partnerships division of 3 Phases EnergyPress Release
3Degrees is pleased to announce the acquisition of the assets of the RECs and Utility Partnerships Division of 3 Phases Energy. 3Degrees, a newly-formed company, has the same dedicated team, led by Dan Kalafatas and Steve McDougal, with the same focus on high quality products and customer...Share this post:
Pizza Fusion, Saving the Earth One Pizza at a TimePress Release
Pizza Fusion, in partnership with 3Degrees, is taking huge steps to reduce their environmental impact. Pizza Fusion is purchasing RECs to offset 100% of the energy used in their Ft. Lauderdale, FL headquarters as well as each of their other locations.
Pizza Fusion founders Vaughan Lazar...Share this post:
3Degrees, Wind Power Make History on San Francisco BayPress Release
Donation from 3Degrees Makes Event Carbon Neutral
SAN FRANCISCO — September 7, 2007 — The largest ship ever powered solely by a kite in U.S. waters — a 308,000 lb. commercial barge — glided across San Francisco Bay as part of the second annual Family Day Kite...Share this post:
Winds of Change are Blowing in Northwest Missouri3Degrees In The News
The Bluegrass Ridge farm is the first commercial wind project to open in Missouri
The "Big Pump" was always this town's main roadside attraction, perhaps rivaling only Branson's giant ball of twine or Independence's hair museum.
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